Steven Del Duca

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The Honourable
Steven Del Duca
MPP
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Vaughan
Assumed office
September 6, 2012
Preceded by Greg Sorbara
Personal details
Born 1972/1973 (age 43–44)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Utilia Amaral
Children 2
Residence Woodbridge, Ontario
Occupation Union administrator

Steven Del Duca (born c. 1973) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in a by-election on September 6, 2012. He represents the riding of Vaughan. He serves in the cabinet in the government of Kathleen Wynne.

Background[edit]

Del Duca earned a law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School but has not been called to the bar.[1] He was director of public affairs for the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario.[2] Previously, he was an aide to Dalton McGuinty when McGuinty was leader of the opposition. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Woodbridge, Ontario.[3]

Politics[edit]

In 2012 he ran as the Liberal candidate in the riding of Vaughan. A by-election was called to replace Greg Sorbara who retired earlier in the year. He defeated the Progressive Conservative candidate Tony Genco by 5,795 votes.[4][5] He was easily re-elected in the 2014 provincial election defeating PC candidate Peter Meffe by 16,891 votes.[6]

On June 24, 2014, he was appointed to cabinet by Premier Kathleen Wynne as the Minister of Transportation.[7]

Cabinet positions[edit]

Provincial Government of Kathleen Wynne
Cabinet post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Glen Murray Minister of Transportation
2014–present
Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Where have all the lawyers gone?". Law Times. June 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Lapointe, Kelly (July 21, 2014). "Construction’s own Del Duca now transportation minister". 
  3. ^ Kalinowski, Tess (July 10, 2014). "Ontario's new transportation minister focused on construction, not more plans". Toronto Star. 
  4. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. September 6, 2012. p. 1. 
  5. ^ "Ontario NDP’s by-election win leaves majority outside Liberals’ grasp". The Globe and Mail. September 6, 2012. 
  6. ^ "General Election by District: Vaughan". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. 
  7. ^ Richard Brennan; Robert Benzie; Rob Ferguson (June 24, 2014). "Kathleen Wynne warns financial cupboard is bare". Toronto Star. 

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